Pioneering Photographers in 19th Century Newark
 

Pioneering Photographers in 19th Century Newark


Date(s): May 8, 2017 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: New Jersey Historical Society

Cost: Free with RSVP



Of the approximately 3,000 different photographers active in New Jersey during the 19th century, more worked in Newark than any other place in New Jersey. Newark was also a center for photographic invention and manufacturing.  In his slide lecture, Gary Saretzky will profile these pioneers, including Seth Boyden, Charlotte Prosch (the first woman daguerreotypist in New Jersey), Joseph Kirk and Hannibal Goodwin.

If you have not done so already, please RSVP by replying to this email (NewarkHistorySociety@verizon.net) or by calling 917.254.5028.

This program is funded by the Horizon Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  It is open to the public at no charge.  Light refreshments.  
 

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